Seafaring and Civilisation

Seafaring and Civilisation : Maritime perspectives on world history

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Philip de Souza presents the history of the sea as a medium for the development and expansion of human society and 'civilization', viewing both the positive and negative impact. The narrative and argument is organized under the following broad heads: * Navigation - from 'log boats' to supertankers * Trade - wheat and the Ancient Greeks or slaves to the Americas * Maritime empires * Religion - whether the expansion of Buddhism or Christian missionary initiatives * Food and health * Environment
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  • Hardback | 240 pages
  • 130 x 200 x 26mm | 358.34g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Main
  • 1861973624
  • 9781861973627

About Philip de Souza

Philip de Souza is a senior lecturer at St Mary's College Twickenham and the author of Piracy in the Ancient World (Cambridge). Visit the author's web page.
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